Adventure Annapurna with one horned Rhino is a fascinating destination for a family, friends adventure trek in nepal. After enjoy an enticing introduction to Nepal, starting with a tour of the gilded Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas of the Kathmandu valley as well as view the magnificent view of Poon Hill and you have get chance to see the trundling one-horned rhinoceros in Chitwan national park.
Adventure Annapurna with one horned Rhino is a fascinating destination for a family,friends adventure trek in nepal. After enjoy an enticing introduction to Nepal, starting with a tour of the gilded Hindu temples and Buddhist stupas of the Kathmandu valley as well as view the magnificent view of Poon Hill and you have get chance to see the trundling one-horned rhinoceros in Chitwan national park. Annapurna Region (Foot trail in the Nepal Himalaya) is a top trekking and tours route for over a decade.Then a door to the breathtaking panorama of the Annapurna Mountains is opened for you in Pokhara, the favorite site for hiking and trekking in Nepal. Drifting on a boat in the Fewa Lake with a backdrop of snow-capped mountain and drinking all the picturesque sights will be one of the most impressive experiences for a lifetime.
Poonhill Trek is 5 days walk up to 3400m from where you will be provides an even better, and unobstructed view of the high Himalayas like as; Dhawalagiri I (8167m), Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m),Dhampus Peak (5950m), Nilgiri South (6839m), Baraha Sikhar (7647m), Machhapuchhre (6993m), Tukuche peak(6920m) & many more. While walking the rugged trails, you will enjoy the beauty of nature as you cross small beautiful mountain streams, green hills that overlook the white Himalayan peaks and eventually watch the sunrise over the Annapurna mountain range. This is a colorful trekking intended for all age groups. The towering mountains, the high hills and the great landscape it presents, drag many trekkers to this perfect region of natural loveliness. The top of Poonhill offers unforgettable view of the Himalayas form the backdrop of the scene. You will learn to know Gurung culture in Ghandruk, (famous Gurkhas), ethnic Magar villages & you will be fascinated to see the country life. Along this trail you will hike through bamboo and dense forests of rhododendron it will be in full bloom in the spring if you trek the Himalaya in March-April. The farmland meticulously carved like stairways, the green forest with birds and wildlife, running rivers chirping, all these have made this country a Shangri-La on the earth. After completing this thrilling and memorable trek you will transfer to chitwan where you will be escorted for a short walk tour to the village and Park Information Center,walk along the riverbank and enjoy the romantic sunset view. You will enjoy the Elephant Back Safari. The elephant takes you inside the dense forest and grassland in search of Great Asian One-horned Rhinoceros, Leopard, Sloth Beer, deer, monkeys, wild boar and 460 different species of birds.This short but spectacular trek will make you fall in love with the Nepal Himalayan Mountains, and make you want to see more and more and promise yourself to come again to visit this wonderful paradise.

Outline Itinerary

  • Day 01: Kathmandu (B)( 1,400m/4,600 ft)
  • Day02: Kathmandu ( B) ( 1,400m /4,600 ft)
  • Day 03: Kathmandu Pokhara( B)(827 m /2,713 ft)
  • Day 04: Pokhara HilleTikhedhunga (1,540m/5,052ft)
  • Day 05:TrekTikhedhunga Ghorepani (2874m (9429ft)) 12kms / 6hrs
  • Day 06: Climb Poon Hill,((3210m/10531ft)trek Tadapani(2,647 m/8,684 feet)) 12kms
  • Day 07: Tadapani-Ghandruk(1,980m /6,500ft)
  • Day 08: Ghandruk Nayapool(1070m/3510ft)15kms / 6hrs (B)
  • Day 09: Pokhara-Chitwan (100 m /330 ft)( 156 km , 4-5 hours drive ) B + L +D
  • Day 10: Chitwan Jungle Activities ( B+L+D)
  • Day 11: Chitwan – Kathmandu (B/D)
  • Day 12: Departure From Kathmandu (B)
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Detail Itinerary

Day 01: Kathmandu (B)( 1,400m/4,600 ft)
Meeting at airport upon arrival by Plan Holidays Personnel. We will pick up from airport and then escort you to your hotel in kathmandu. During the driving of half an hour, enjoy the heart-stopping views along the kathmandu city. After arrival at your hotel, the rest of the day is free for you to explore the local area. Overnight at Hotel
Day02: Kathmandu ( B) ( 1,400m /4,600 ft)
Early morning go to Pranayama-Yoga studio for Yoga class ,rest of the day at leisure . Optional Sightseeing of Bhaktapur City, Patan City, Kathmandu Durbar Square & Swoyambhunath Stupa. Overnight at Hotel
Day 03: Kathmandu Pokhara( B)(827 m /2,713 ft)
Overland transfer from Kathmandu to Pokhara. Optional: Rafting for 3 hours in Trishuli river. Driver further to Pokhara. Overnight in Hotel
Day 04: Pokhara HilleTikhedhunga (1,540m/5,052ft)
Transfer Nayapool and trek Nayapool Hille, 8kms / 4hrs Meet our sherpa trekking crew and drive to Nayapool (1½hrs approx.). We start trekking towards Birethanti (1065m), a large and prosperous town with a winding street paved with large stones. After crossing two suspension bridges over the ModiKhola River we stop for lunch. Beyond Birethanti the trail is well defined at first but then loses itself into rice fields. An hour past Birethanti and beyond Mathathanti, we start to climb towards Sudre and Hille. Walk further up to Tikhedhunga. Overnight in Tikhedhunga
Day 05:TrekTikhedhunga Ghorepani (2874m (9429ft)) 12kms / 6hrs
We set off from Hille (1490m) towards Tikedunga (1hr). Once there we cross a bridge and a waterfall and then head uphill for 2,3 hours to Ulleri (2080m). From Ulleri it is another hour to Banthanti, a settlement of accommodation in a forest clearing at 2300m. Well lunch here whilst enjoying spectacular views of Annapurna south and Mount Fishtail. After Banthanti the route heads uphill through oak and rhoodendron forests to Deurali, then further to Ghorepani. Overnight in Ghorepani
Day 06: Climb Poon Hill,((3210m/10531ft)trek Tadapani(2,647 m/8,684 feet)) 12kms
An early morning excursion to Poon Hill (3210m) about an hours climb, which provides an even better, and unobstructed view of the high Himalayas such as Dhaulagiri I (8167m), Tukuche Peak (6920m), Dhampus Peak (5950m), Nilgiri South (6839m), BarahaSikhar (7647m), Annapurna South (7219m), Hiunchuli (6441m), Machhapuchhre (6993m) and more. After enjoying the mountain views from Poon Hill, we come down to Ghorepani for our breakfast. After breakfast we continue to trek towards Tadapani. The trail climbs on a stone staircase for approx. 1½ hours and then the trail goes downhill to the village of Banthati through dense forest of oak, firs and rhododendron. The village of Banthati is located in the shadow of a huge rock face where we stop for our lunch. Beyond Banthati, the trail starts climbing, leaving the moist, high mountain forests and entering a field of cane. The trail climbs steeply for about 30mins before reaching Tadapani (2647m ) means “Far Water”. This is an ideal place to see the views of Annapurna, Hiunchuli, Gangapurna, Glacier Dome, Machhapuchhre etc. Overnight in Tadapani
Day 07: Tadapani-Ghandruk(1,980m /6,500ft)
We leave Tadapani (2640m) and descend through a forest of wild flowers. The sharp eyed may spot some of the long tailed monkeys that inhabit this area. Our destination today is the village of Ghandruk which is beautifully set against the peaks of Mount Fishtail, Annapurna South, Ganga Purna, Annapurna III and HiunChuli. Here we can visit the Annapurna Area Conservation Project where a video about the local wildlife and culture is shown three times a day. The Gurung Museum and sheep wool weaving workshop are other local attractions. Overnight in Ghandruk
Day 08: Ghandruk Nayapool(1070m/3510ft)15kms / 6hrs (B)
Transfer Nayapool Pokhara (1½ hours) The trail descends at first on a stone staircase, then traverses high above the river on a wide stone paved lanes. The trail keeps heading downhill through terraced fields at Kilu at 1300m, and on to a suspension bridge over the Sadhu Khola, finally arriving alongside ModiKhola in Shauli Bazaar where we stop for our lunch. The trail is now on the bottom of the river valley, passing through a lovely birch forest, and then following alongside the river on a rough trail to the extensive rice terraces. After about two and half hour’s walk from Shauli bazaar, we arrive at Nayapool. From here, we drive back to Pokhara. Overnight at Hotel
Day 09: Pokhara-Chitwan (100 m /330 ft)( 156 km , 4-5 hours drive ) B + L +D
After breakfast, you will take a scenic drive 4-5 hrs, along Madi /Marshyangdi /Trishuli 7 Narayani river to Chitwan National Park, in lowland of Nepal. After lunch in jungle camp, you will be escorted for a short walk tour to the village and Park Information Center. In the evening, you would like to walk along the riverbank and enjoy the romantic sunset view. There will be slides presentation or briefing on wildlife by expert naturalist. Overnight at Hotel
Day 10: Chitwan Jungle Activities ( B+L+D)
After breakfast, you will go for a canoe trip to explore the aquatic life of Chitwan National Park. You will have opportunity to see some rare aquatic bird life of the park. After conclusion of the canoe ride, you will be picked by the riverside and transferred to hotel or you can go to search wildlife on foot in the forest of Park. This is quite adventurous trip. You will walk back to camp for lunch. In the afternoon, you will enjoy the Elephant Back Safari. The elephant takes you inside the dense forest and grassland in search of Great Asian One-horned Rhinoceros, Leopard, Sloth Beer, deer, monkeys, wild boar and 460 different species of birds. Royal Bengal Tiger, being territorial and nocturnal in behavior, will normally not appear during the day, but sometime your luck can do wonders and you can have an unforgettable sight of the king of the forest. After a ride of more than one hour, you will come back to the camp. In the evening, there will be Tharu Tribal Dance performed. Overnight at Bungalow.
Day 11: Chitwan – Kathmandu (B/D)
Drive to Kathmandu and transfer to the city hotel. Enjoy some free time in this exotic city this afternoon before enjoying a celebration farewell dinner tonight. Overnight at Hotel
Day 12: Departure From Kathmandu (B)
A free day to explore Kathmandu or take part in an optional tour. This evening, transfer to the airport for your return flight

Land cost Includes:

  • Accommodation in Hotel Utse or Shakti Hotel or Kathmandu Eco Hotel or Similar in Kathmandu & Hotel Tulsi in Pokhara or similar on bed & breakfast basis
  • In Chitwan overnight at Hotel Parkland or Jungle Adventures World 2 nights with jungle Activities ;Elephant Ride , 1 Canoe Trip, Tharu Dance , Elephant Breeding Camp visit, Ox cart ride along with national park entrance fees for 2 days)
  • Kathmandu-Pokhara-Chitwan-Kathamdu overland transfer by Tourist Bus on joining basis
  • Pranayama -Yoga
  • Meals as on itinerary
  • Lodge Trekking as per itinerary
  • Porters as required (1 For 2 Pax ), one should have 13 kg trekking baggage
  • Trekking guide
  • All transfers
  • TIMS fee(pp )Trekkers information management system )
  • ACAP fee( pp)Annapurna conservation Area Project)

Does not include :

  • Sightseeing besides mentioned above
  • Entrance fee of the monuments
  • Private car for intercity transfer
  • Meals other than mentioned
  • Sightseeing in Kathmandu & Pokhara City
  • Rafting
You can choose your dates at the time of booking. Thanks!

Simply put “WOW”.

Simply put "WOW". I have never met more responsible people in my life. They made sure every step of the way was taken care of from the drivers, tour guides, trek guides, porters and hotel accommodations. I highly recommend this company for its hard working, responsible and friendly people. The people make a company. Special thanks to: Anuja "the planner", Chitiz & Ashmir "the ultimate trekking guides" and finally Robin "the enthusiastic jungle bird watcher".
Nick-Devincenzo
Nick Devincenzo,
San Diego, California

Plan Holidays did a fantastic job on our whole trip!

Plan Holidays did a fantastic job on our whole trip! We did the trip that included time in Kathmandu, Pokhara, Chitwan National Park and a 5-day trek around Annapurna. From the moment we stepped off the plane, we had guides showing us around and everything was perfectly planned for us. Maila, our trekking guide was amazing and had so much knowledge! It was a great trip!
Autumn-Wonderlich
‎Autumn Wonderlich,
Boston, Massachusetts

Incredibly well organized

This company was amazing. Incredibly well organized. I felt safe and spoiled. Our airport transports were always early and waiting for us. All of our reservations for our accommodations and busses were perfect. The temple tour we took was super fun and educational. Some of our luggage got stuck in our layover country and between this travel agency and our hotel they were able to get it for us and deliver it the next day. We also had a 10month old traveling with us and they made sure that our accommodation and travel plans were safe for him. During our 5 days of trekking, we had THE BEST guide/sherpa. I would positively let them plan another trip for us. Thank you!!!!
Karen-Graves
Karen Graves,
California

A wonderful trip

Thank you so much!!!! We had a wonderful trip!!! And you were always there to help or guide us as needed! I hope we can have fun together again!!!!!
Janet Spencer,
West Jordan, Utah

Nice trip to Nepal

Nice trip in Nepal organized by Plan Holidays Travel! Guide and Porter were great.  
Michael Worcestar,

Plan Holidays is the best company

Plan Holidays is the best company with wonderful staff members and Guide was incredible an genuinely cared for our welfare. It was such a pleasure to meet all the friendly and humorous people of Nepal. All of my thanks to Managing Director Mr. Kala Dhar Baral and the professional team members of Plan Holidays.  
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Great Job

Plan Holidays did a great job on the organization of this wonderful journey! We all had a great time, it was such a pleasure to meet all the friendly and humorous people of Nepal.
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I had a wonderful experience

I recently booked a tour with Plan Holidays, and I had a wonderful experience. Anuja scheduled the tour, and it was comforting to have our trip covered without any concerns. Our guide Shiva took us through Kathmandu, and showed all us the highlights of the city and provided us with the cultural and historical background. We also did the Poon Hill Trek with guides Chitiz and Ashmir, who provided a peaceful hike through the Himalayas. On our last two days, we spent time in Chitwan National Park, where our guide, Robin, took us on adventures where we saw crocodiles and rhinos. The entire package was affordable, and our guides met our every need; they went out of their way for us on many occasions. It was comforting to get off the bus and see our guides waiting for us with our name tags. I would highly encourage anyone to book a trip through this company. I promise that you will have an amazing experience--five stars!
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Brendan Praniewicz,
San Diego, California

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